- The myfuture website is a free resource used to explore career options, job descriptions, developing work ready skills and investigating career insights. It is free to register so long as you create a username and password.
- TheMorrisby Online Career Tool can be accessed by any student who created a profile in Year 9 to investigate career pathways & job descriptions. If students have forgotten their password they can go to the careers office for a recovery code.
- Job Jumpstart – offers support for young jobseekers and their parents, teachers, and career advisers, with printable workbooks and tip sheets, recruitment insights from Australian employers, and information and links to government resources.
- Career Ladders – see the options and occupations available in certain study areas or interest areas.
- The myskills website connects individuals and employers with training organisations that best suit their needs. https://www.myskills.gov.au/ This website also contains a resources page that includes videos of people giving tips about apprenticeships and the workforce. https://www.myskills.gov.au/more/resources/
- Exploring job descriptions and qualifications required using the following website that provide overviews of tasks carried out in certain occupations.
- Skills Road is an excellent site with lots of information about jobs and careers plus various tests and quizzes to help you learn more about yourself.
- Videos about getting an apprenticeship or what it’s like working in a trade.
- Career advice for young people including information about how to look for a job, how to get a job, volunteering and career planning.
- Victorian Skills Gateway website tips and tools on getting started in a career pathway
Senior School Options
- VCE = Victorian Certificate of Education
- VCAA (Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority) website information about VCE
- VCEVM = Victorian Certificate of Education Vocational Major
Study options beyond High School – University, Tafe & ADF
- Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is the central organisation used to make tertiary offers to students. Students can also make direct applications for TAFE courses and some University courses, please see careers staff if you have questions. Students in year 12 will need to create an account during term 3 of their school year and add their preferences of course options. Scroll down and click on the Coursesearch option to investigate University courses and their entry requirements and prerequisites including ATAR scores.
- VTAC Guides – contains information about the tertiary preferences process, useful tips on searching courses, case studies and important dates.
Year 12 – https://www.vtac.edu.au/before/guides/y12guide
Year 11 – https://www.vtac.edu.au/before/guides/y11guide
Year 10 – https://www.vtac.edu.au/before/guides/y10guide
- Where to Now? Publication by VCAA includes information about options available to students: tertiary, apprenticeships, traineeships.
Australian Defence Forces (ADF) has many career pathways.
- Jobs and career pathways in the ADF https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/
- ADF jobs in the political field of the defence forces.http://www.defence.gov.au/
- Gap Year options with the ADF
- Year 13!! Gap Year options. Students wishing to take a gap year before starting tertiary studies
- Volunteering and exchange programs
Beyond High School – Employment, Apprenticeships & Traineeships
- This website provides information about Australian Apprenticeships and the process involved. The careers staff are happy to assist students as they navigate through the application process.
- Apprenticeship pathways Australia an apprentice job search website.
- MIGA Apprentices and trainees job search tool, click on the jobs tab at the top and select the state you wish to search
- Payment assistance and support in an apprenticeship
Job search online tools can help to cater the search to your chosen interest area and location. Local job search resources include:
- Jora jobs:
- The following website will take you to the best top 20 websites for job search and careers.
- Victorian Police Careers
- Work Safe provides information about health and safety in the workplace. Outlines the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees in relation to Occupational Health and Safety.
- Safe@Work testing modules for General and Industry specific
- Tax File Number (TFN) for information on what a TFN is and how to get one.
- Managing Money tips for Under 25s
- Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a number students use to enroll and undertake any training. This number should be recorded somewhere safe to be able to enroll in courses. To obtain a USI or retrieve a forgotten USI go to